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HELP NEEDED!

There is a tremendous need for volunteers in nonprofit and governmental agencies throughout Walworth County. Our communities need volunteers to share their experience, time and talents with others. By volunteering you are sharing a precious gift - YOURSELF!

Take a look at some of the opportunities, then click on the Volunteer! tab to download an application or read the FAQ.  Be sure to check the Calendar for new opportunities.

Current volunteers can also fill in a timesheet and email to volunteerwalworth@gmail.com

​Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
-Will Rogers

WALWORTH COUNTY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES - Donator Room aide, serve refreshments, registration table or unload Red Cross truck.  Blood drive coordinators are also needed.  
  • AURORA VISITING NURSES (VNA) - Provide respite to caregivers, chat with patients or help in the office during special events, Massage Therapists, beauticians, social workers, attorneys, music and pet therapists. Volunteer times are flexible.
  • BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS - Lunch buddies mentoring program/one lunch hour a week
  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Clerical, answer phones help with special events
  • FOOD PANTRIES - Stock shelves, distribute food
  • LIBRARIES - Assist customers in the used bookstore, shelving or join Friends of the library
  • MEALS ON WHEELS - Deliver noon meal to shut-ins
  • MISCELLANEOUS - Transport residents to appointments, crochet and knit items for low-income families for Christmas, data entry, help relocate low income people, food pantry delivery
  • THE NATURE CONSERVANCY - Volunteers needed in each of the 16 townships in Walworth County to collect data on four invasive species
  • ODYSSEY HEALTH CARE - Provide respite to caregivers, chat with patients or help in the office during special events
  • SALVATION ARMY - Ring the Bell for the holidays
  • SENIORS ON THE GO TAXI SERVICE, INC. - Drive their vehicle to escort clients for a variety of needs
  • SENIOR VISITOR - Take someone shopping, shop for them if they can’t go themselves, or just sit and =visit-one to two hours per week
  • TAX PREPARATION AARP - Seasonal-prepare taxes for low-income residents, training provided
  • UNITED WAY OF WALWORTH COUNTY - Helps in the office or assist with special events
  • WALWORTH COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY - Research, paperwork
  • WALWORTH COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES -
  • WALWORTH COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL - English as a single language, GED, Citizenship preparation

DELAVAN/DARIEN

  • DARIEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL- R.E.A.D.S. tutor
  • DELAVAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Tour guide, maintenance, clerical
  • RIDGESTONE VILLAGE - Call Bingo, activity aide, entertain residents, act as companion
  • ROSEWOOD MANOR - Visit with residents
  • S.M.I.L.E.S. - Assist riders with grooming and saddling their horses as well as during class. Maintenance
  • TELECARE - Phone shut-ins one or two hours per month in the mornings
  • TURTLE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -  R.E.A.D.S. tutor
  • TWIN OAKS HOMELESS SHELTER - Answer phones, assist residents, organize donations, greet visitors
  • VINTAGE ON THE PONDS - Call Bingo, activity aide, entertain, companionship
  • WILEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - R.E.A.D.S. aide
  • DELAVAN HEALTH SERVICES - Call Bingo, activity aide, entertain, companionship
EAGLE
  • OLD WORLD WISCONSIN - Gift shop, tour guides, restaurant, crafters
EAST TROY​​
  • EAST TROY MANOR - Assist with activities, outings, and visit with residents
  • HELPING HANDS - Sort donated items
  • ELECTRIC RAILROAD MUSEUM - Gift Shop, sell tickets, clerical
ELKHORN​​​
  • CIRCLE OF FRIENDS - Sort merchandise, stock shelves, assist customers, price merchandise, cash register
  • ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE (APFV) - Data entry, phone calls
  • DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES - Take pictures, restock brochures
  • HOLTON MANOR - Activity aide, companion, entertainer, lead Bible studies, travel speaker, walk with residents/push wheelchairs
  • HOPE NOW - Assist Elkhorn families in need find financial sources
  • KINDRED HEARTS - Companion, assist with outings, entertain
  • LAKELAND MEDICAL CENTER - Activity aide, companion
  • LAKELAND LUTHERDALE - Clerical, maintenance, mow lawns
  • MATHESON MEMORIAL LIBRARY - Assist Librarian, Friends of the Library
  • RIDGESTONE TERRACE - Call Bingo, activity aide, entertainer, companionship
  • SUGAR CREEK QUILTERS - Quilting, cutting, assembling, fellowship
  • VIP INDUSTRIES - Lead classes you are comfortable with teaching like gardening, computers, cooking 
  • WEBSTER HOUSE MUSEUM - Clerical, tour guide, maintenance
FONTANA | WALWORTH | WILLIAMS BAY​​​
  • GENEVA LAKES CONSERVANCY - Mailings, clerical, outdoor maintenance, gardening, parks
  • GOLDEN YEARS HEALTHCARE CENTER - Activity Aide, companion
  • INSPIRATION MINISTRIES - General grounds help, assist counselors with summer camps for disabled adults, swim with residents
  • MERCY WALWORTH HEALTHCARE CENTER - Information desk, gift shop, greeters
  • WILLIAMS BAY HEALTH CARE CENTER - Companion, activity aide, piano player
LAKE GENEVA
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR - Activity aide, act as companion, entertain residents
  • GENEVA LAKES AREA MUSEUM - Tour guide, clerical, maintenance
  • HOLIDAY HOME CAMP - Prepare mailings, data entry
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN - Quilting, cutting, assembling, fellowship
  • LAKE GENEVA JOINT 1 SCHOOL DISTRICT - R.E.A.D.S., tutor, assist teachers
  • TELECARE - Phone shut-ins one or two hours per month in the mornings.
WHITEWATER
  • CROP WALK - Assist with fundraising for The Gathering
  • THE GATHERING - Serve meals to students and people in need of a meal
  • SENIORS IN THE PARK - Answer phones, clerical, van driver, activity instructor or aide
  • TOUCHED BY A PAW - Clerical, prepare mailings, help with animals
We cannot live for ourselves alone.  Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.
Hermann Melville